Cybersecurity Programs Shown to Have Tangible Value in M&A Assessments

New research from ISC² finds that acquiring companies pay close attention to cybersecurity readiness and breach history. The Cybersecurity Assessments in Mergers and Acquisitions report, which surveyed 250 U.S.-based professionals with mergers and acquisitions (M&A) expertise, was created to discover how cybersecurity programs and breach history factor into the dollars and cents valuation of companies during a potential purchase. 96% of respondents indicated that cybersecurity readiness factors into the calculation when they are assessing the overall monetary value of a potential acquisition target.

Source: Cybersecurity Programs Shown to Have Tangible Value in M&A Assessments | 2019-09-30 | Security Magazine

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